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AIGP Kasingye defends Museveni, Ofwono in twitter spat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Asan Kasingye has defended President Yoweri Museveni’s decision to block one of his followers on Twitter. It follows a suit filed by Hillary Innocent Taylor Seguya, a Harvard University student in August 2019 challenging president Yoweri Museveni for blocking …

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No new gay bill, says government

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has denied reports that there is an anti-gay bill in the offing after earlier reports indicated that the bill would return in its earlier form. The anti-gay bill was struck down by the courts in 2014 a few months after …

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VIDEO: Ofwono Opondo returns Operation Wealth Creation cow

VIDEO: Ofwono Opondo returns Operation Wealth Creation cow Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has returned a cow he received under Operation Wealth Creation after an uproar from district councilors in Mukono. The councilors were unhappy that the some of the cows, which were meant for the poor people in the …

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ANALYSIS: Besigye-Museveni talks

European Union joins religious leaders to pile pressure on Museveni Ever since the last general elections to date, a host of organisations and individuals, including two former presidential candidates, have called for a national dialogue over Uganda’s political trajectory. They argue that it is the best way to secure the …

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GOVT: There is no need for dialogue over elections with Besigye

Uganda Government has come out to refute reports that there is a planned political dialogue with four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). Ofwono Opondo, the head of the government’s media centre, said in a statement on Wednesday that “Government would like to state categorically …

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NRM succession debate gains traction

The ever ongoing succession debate inside NRM and the country is fast gaining momentum with more regime insiders pronouncing themselves on the issue. President Museveni’s son in law Odrek Rwabwogo has called for dialogue on the issue that is rarely discussed formally in internal party structures. Although some low ranking …

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